We were on different musical paths; that is not to say he jack montrose sextet in Bakersfield wrong, but his muse was not my muse. Track Listing. Go, search this one all over the place! Gordon on Pacific Records, ended up being the only album Gordon would release as a leader. It is reinvigorating, it swings like mad and the joy of playing is all around the album.
He played my charts, which were far from easy, as well as anyone.
Gerry Mulligan in his wisdom really nailed it when he said that Chet knew everything about chords except their names, because he had the best ears of anyone I have ever encountered. The first half of the s was the golden era of west coast jazz, with artists and bands including the jack montrose sextet in Bakersfield piano-less quartet of Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, The Dave Brubeck quartet with Paul Desmond, Shelly Manne and his Men and many others.
West Coast Jazz by Ted Gioia. July 15, 2. Montrose's own date has five of his originals plus three reworked standards, while Gordon's album is comprised of six Montrose songs including two versions of "Two Can Play" and three other standards.
The first half jack montrose sextet in Bakersfield the s was the golden era of west coast jazz, with artists and bands including the ground-breaking piano-less quartet of Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, The Dave Brubeck quartet with Paul Desmond, Shelly Manne and his Men and many others. Unfortunately its great, if a little crackly at times.
Regretfully Montrose is a forgotten name to many jazz fans due to unfortunate turns in his career and the fact that his role was often behind the scenes. Translate review to English. Email Address never made public. Are there any one or two selections that particularly stand out? Well, excuuuse me!
English Choose a language for shopping. Notify me of new posts via email. Piano and bass lay out for the opening ensemble and the drums play only melodic responses to the music, with the rhythm section kicking in for the solos. August 13, 1.
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